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A Tremor was Felt on Sunday Night in Lima and Callao

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(Photo: InForum.com)

According to the IGP, the quake had a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale and occurred at 8:47 p.m.

A tremor was felt last night in Lima and Callao, according to the report of the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP). The telluric movement had a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale.

The quake struck at 8:47 p.m. and the epicenter was located 39 kilometers west of Callao. So far there have been no reports of casualties or injuries.

(Photo Screen Shot from El Comercio)

For some people, the tremor went unnoticed. It was felt by people living in the highlands of Lima, in buildings and in precarious structures.


This article has been translated into English and modified from the original article in El Comercio

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